Timber Biology

The first thing to understand about timber is some basic tree biology.

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Timber Durability

The natural durability of timber refers to how well the heartwood of a particular species performs in an exposed situation (outside in the elements).

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Timber Treatment

A range of different chemical preservative treatments have been developed to enhance the durability and service life of timber.

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Timber Grading – Strength

A timber’s strength in a construction context refers to the ability of a piece of timber to maintain stress (force) without ‘failure’.

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